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Cooling Centers in McLean County

Cooling Centers in McLean County

July 17, 2019

With the intense heat wave underway this week, McLean County EMA and McGIS created an online map of cooling centers in McLean County. Please pass this along to anyone who may be able to help those in need of a location to cool down.

Click HERE to view the map.

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Input Sought for Housing and Community Development Needs in Bloomington-Normal

Input Sought for Housing and Community Development Needs in Bloomington-Normal

July 9, 2019

The City of Bloomington and Town of Normal are working to improve housing and neighborhood, with approximately $1 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funding received each year to drive that work forward. In partnership with the McLean County Regional Planning Commission, the...

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MCRPC issues RFQ for Town of Normal Bike & Pedestrian Master Plan update

MCRPC issues RFQ for Town of Normal Bike & Pedestrian Master Plan update

July 3, 2019

The McLean County Regional Planning Commission (MCRPC) is soliciting qualifications and statements of interest and availability from a qualified planning firm to update the Town’s existing Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan. The primary goals of the project are to analyze the success of the 2009...

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Income-Qualified Housing in McLean County white paper published.

Income-Qualified Housing in McLean County white paper published.

June 17, 2019

The Regional Housing Advisory Committee has published their third white paper in a series of documents that dive deeper into the specific aspects of affordable housing and what they mean in the context of McLean County. This white paper discusses the different types of assistance and, quantify...

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FY 2020-FY2024 Transportation Improvement Program

FY 2020-FY2024 Transportation Improvement Program

May 29, 2019
Keywords : TIP

Each year, MCRPC releases a draft of the Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP, a compilation of the transportation improvements to be implemented in the Bloomington-Normal urban area over the next five years.  We now are posting the draft of the TIP report for 30 days of public review and...

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Old Route 66 Catalogue Project RFQ

Old Route 66 Catalogue Project RFQ

May 29, 2019
Keywords : Route 66. RFQ

The McLean County Regional Planning Commission (MCRPC) is soliciting qualifications and statements of interest and availability from a qualified historic preservation and cultural resources specialist for research oversight, reporting and historic surveys related to the Old Route 66 Historic...

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Greenways Fall & Winter 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

Greenways Fall & Winter 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

April 29, 2019
Keywords : Greenways; Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who entered the Fall & Winter Greenways Photo Contest!

Congratulations to the following below winners of the Fall & Winter Greenways Photo Contest! Winners will be recognized at the May 1st, 2019 MCRPC Commission Meeting.

 

Landscape Category

Winner: James Kozak

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Spring Summer Greenways Photo Contest

Spring Summer Greenways Photo Contest

April 29, 2019
Keywords : Greenways; Photo Contest

The Greenways Advisory Committee looks forward to seeing your photo submissions to the 2019 Spring and Summer Photo Contest. 

 

Click HERE for more information. 

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Registration is open for the 2019 Good to Go Commuter Challenge

Registration is open for the 2019 Good to Go Commuter Challenge

April 17, 2019
Keywords : Good to Go, Transportation, Sustainable

Driving our cars wherever we go is second nature. But all those miles are detrimental to our environment. With a little planning and creativity, we can disrupt this pattern and do some good to our world’s health.

That’s why we sponsor the Good to Go Commuter Challenge each spring! You can do...

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Survey for Housing and Community Development Needs in Bloomington-Normal

Survey for Housing and Community Development Needs in Bloomington-Normal

March 18, 2019
Keywords : Housing, Survey, Community Development

The City of Bloomington and Town on Normal are working to improve housing and neighborhoods, with approximately $1 million in federal Community Development Block Grant funding received each year to drive that work forward. In partnership with the McLean County Regional Planning Commission, the...

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